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Sign up now for golf tournament

The fourth annual Brian Dick Memorial Golf Tournament is scheduled for June 14.

People can sign up now to participate. All proceeds go towards the Brian Dick Memorial Scholarship at John C. Birdlebough High School in Phoenix.

The tournament is captain and crew format with four-person teams. The cost is $75 a person or $300 a team. This includes green fees, cart, hot dog, beverage at the turn, dinner after at Tavern on the Lock, skins, red tee, mulligan and extra putt (each player gets one extra putt to use during the round).

The event will be at Emerald Crest Golf Course, Palermo.

For information, call Nicole “Coco” Doty at 532-8489 or Gordy Dick at 561-9046  by June 1.

News in Brief

River of Life Assembly of God Church is presenting the second in its Nothing’s Too Hard for God series.

You live with the pain each day. You have lost hope in finding a medical solution. Where is the answer?

The Bible is filled with stories of God’s healing power. But they are more than stories, they confirm God’s promise to all. When medical science is exhausted, God’s healing power is amazing.

The church is devoting the 1st Sunday in May to talk about God’s message of hope, joy, love, and peace with a special emphasis on the topic of Illness.

Come out and join us on at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 4 at River of Life Assembly of God, 815 Oneida St., Fulton.

For more information call 598-7100 or check out our web site at www.riveroflifeaog.org.

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The Oswego County Autism Task Force  participating in the local high school scholarship programs for 2014 graduating seniors planning post-secondary education or vocational school this fall.

The task force is offering the Brianna Cahill Scholarship to qualifying seniors. The scholarship is $2,000 in total scholarship money to a student or several students of Oswego County’s nine public high schools based on the following criteria:

** Our application must be completed by the student

** The recipient must be accepted to a post-secondary or vocational school.

** The recipient must be currently diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Applications must be received by the  Oswego County Autism Task Force by May 1 for final review and selection by our committee. The final selection will be announced to the school by May 25.

For more information, call Tammy Thompson, task force vice president, at 349-3510.

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The 10th annual Syracuse Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma, an annual walk to raise funds and awareness for scleroderma research and patient support, is scheduled for Sunday, June 8 at Onondaga Lake Park, Bay View Tent area.

Check in and registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m.

For information and to register, go to  http://walks.SclerodermaTriState.org

The Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma walk is an event to raise awareness and money needed to deal with this devastating autoimmune disease.

Money raised at this event will be used to help fund research efforts and provide patient support and education. To date there is no known cause or cure.

For more information about scleroderma, contact the Scleroderma Foundation/Tri-State, Inc. Chapter office at (800) 867-0885 or visit on the web at www.SclerodermaTriState.org.

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The Sunshine Community & Child Care Center is putting on its Summer Gratitude Gala 2014 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday June 14.

Vendors, activities, tie-dye, arts and crafts, parking lot sale, food, music and nonalcoholic beverages will be available.

There also will be a cutest pet contest, bounce houses and a cutest prince and princess contest.

Vendor registration packets available at Sunshine Center at 561-7861

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Local resident Wendi Starusnak will discuss her first novel, “Detached,” from 6 to 8 p.m. June 16 at the Phoenix Public Library.

Starusnak will discuss the book, answer questions and will sign and sell copies. Refreshments will be served.

“Detached” contains mature content and subject matter and is not recommended for those under the age of 18.

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The Oswego County Fair is seeking local talent for the fair, which runs July 2 through 6.

While the fair features several established bands and singers, the fair also hopes to promote some new groups by offering a chance to them to perform on the small bandstand near the midway.

Anyone interested in performing at the fair should call Anne Gibbs at 298-5686.

What’s new at the Discovery Day Center?

Tyler D’Arcy, a school-age student at Discovery Day Care in Phoenix, is building with Legos.  Tyler is looking at a book called “The Lego Ideas Book, Unlock Your Imagination” which has more than 500 ideas for the kids to build from. Tyler has to make sure he has all the pieces before he starts his creation. Discovery Day Care has openings in the Preschool and School Age rooms. Call for a tour at 695-4838.
Tyler D’Arcy, a school-age student at Discovery Day Care in Phoenix, is building with Legos. Tyler is looking at a book called “The Lego Ideas Book, Unlock Your Imagination” which has more than 500 ideas for the kids to build from. Tyler has to make sure he has all the pieces before he starts his creation. Discovery Day Care has openings in the Preschool and School Age rooms. Call for a tour at 695-4838.

Alaina Hubbell, a school-age student at Discovery Day Care in Phoenix, is helping Maya Cooley (preschool student) make a homemade bird feeder. The girls had unbaked biscuits that they made into a doughnut shape and then spread the bird seed on the biscuit. The biscuit is then cooked and cooled. Later they were able to bring them outside and hang on a tree branch for the birds to eat. Discovery Day Care has openings in the Preschool and School Age rooms. Call for a tour at 695-4838. Discovery Day Care is a program of Oswego County Opportunities Education Services. For more information, visit OCO’s website at www.oco.org.
Alaina Hubbell, a school-age student at Discovery Day Care in Phoenix, is helping Maya Cooley (preschool student) make a homemade bird feeder. The girls had unbaked biscuits that they made into a doughnut shape and then spread the bird seed on the biscuit. The biscuit is then cooked and cooled. Later they were able to bring them outside and hang on a tree branch for the birds to eat. Discovery Day Care has openings in the Preschool and School Age rooms. Call for a tour at 695-4838. Discovery Day Care is a program of Oswego County Opportunities Education Services. For more information, visit OCO’s website at www.oco.org.